Book List in Order: 48 titles

  • The post-mortem begins in eulogy. Chicagoan Helen Price, a dying woman, recounts her life while driving toward an oncology appointment. She attempts to take her own life, survives, then dies under tragic circumstances. In death, Helen bequeaths the f...


  • All seems normal for Alice (Jeffifer) as she and her husband Max make a life for themselves in a small town, but at night, Alice goes back to her old ways of dealing justice to dealers and pedophiles. While she hunts, an old adversary hunts her and a...


  • A young girl discovers an old book while out shopping with her mother. The book offers her a wish and a doorway to another world filled with knights, love, and horror. In return, all the book wants is her soul. The book is a promise made to an ancien...


  • There are times, wandering up and down aisles when inspiration hits like a berg on the sea. And you have to answer that call. Dead men may tell no tales, but live booksellers have many things to say. As does the sea. Or any body of water really if yo...


  • If you live in New York City, you know you’re going to change your address, phone number, and job more than once. That was as true in 1989 as it is today. And it was in 1989 that iconic private detective Dan Fortune made his final move, leaving New...



  • First and foremost, despite the cover, this is not a children's book. It is a fun, feel good book for all ages, full of craic, food and music, seasoned with a little mystery, intrigue and bedevilment. Why would a group of people and technological ...


  • Michael's close friend Tara just passed away, only no one from her family came to the funeral. So Michael, his brother Jonathan, along with a few friends from college decided to throw a remembrance party and pass out fliers in Tara's home town in hop...


  • A young warrior named Shulu is given a power at birth greater than any before his time. He possesses the power to become a god and the gift to control the destiny of new found warriors, who seek such power. Unaware of the true powers that's contai...






  • This little book of reflections is compiled by Fr Michael Collins to help us reflect on and make sense of what happened on Good Friday. The reflections look at Annas, Caiaphas, Herod, and Pontius Pilate, and asks if we see anything of ourselves in th...


  • When the body of CIA agent Jose Carrillo washes up on the shores of the small Texas town of Spanish Palms, chief of police and disillusioned former CIA agent Kelley Castellano reluctantly agrees to search for Carrillo’s murderer. His investigation ...


  • This story teaches important factors of Gods love and also teaches kids that there will be challenges in life, even at an early age. The main character Anuba faces these challenges and undergoes something that gives herself and others faith, yet also...


  • Back Cover of Book: AmericaThe assembly of Lead Chiefs, Lead Chieftainesses and Lead Elders, attired in black cloaks with a gold wave over the elbow, all proudly stood in anticipation. On the gold wave of their cloaks were embroidered ancient titles,...


  • A Path to Freedom was writen by Michael Collins and originally published in 1922. Michael Collins provides us with a descriptive and detailed look into what lead to the Black and Tan War. The Path to Freedom takes place back in Ireland around 1921 an...


  • Michael Collins has been flying for over forty years on everything from military helicopters to Boeings mighty 747. With 23000 hours all over the world it is no surprise that aviation is a common thread. ‘The Body Snatchers' is the third in â...



  • For Robert Pendleton, a professor clinging to tenure and living in the shambles of his once-bright literary career, death seems to be the only remaining option. But his suicide attempt fails, halted at the last moment by the intervention of Adi Wilts...


  • Discovering the dead body of a young child, a victim of an apparent hit-and-run accident, a police officer conducts a covert investigation when the case is thwarted by both the mayor and the police chief, who want attention diverted from the primary ...


  • Earl Derr Biggers' classic detective Charlie Chan investigates a cult called the Temple of the Golden Horde, which may be involved in murder! This short novel, by Edgar Award nominee Michael Collins, originally appeared in Charlie Chan Mystery Magazi...






  • Almost thirty years ago, when Frank Cassidy was five, his parents burned to death in a remote Michigan town. Now Frank's uncle is dead too, shot by a mysterious stranger who lies in a coma in the local hospital. Frank, working menial jobs to support ...



  • Fourteen classic private-eye stories (including one written especially for this book) about one-armed private investigator Dan Fortune, whose world is filled with danger, deceit -- and striking contrasts. Edgar-Winner Michael Collins is aware of the ...


  • It is the mid-80s in post-industrial America. Men no longer produce things with their hands but Pac-man consumer culture has yet to lift the recession. In a small town graced with the decaying hulks of defunct factories, young journalist and college ...


  • An Edgar Award-winning author follows occasional private eye Langford "Ford" Morgan as he tangles with his ex-wife, who will stop at nothing to clear her son's name from the taint of a murder. By the author of Cassandra in Red. 15,000 first printing....



  • This new collection of short fiction by Michael Collins features his famous protagonist, one-armed private eye Dan Fortune and his trademark band of malevolent characters. The scene moves from seedy streets in Little Italy to posh mansions in Santa B...


  • This is the last book in the award-winning Dan Fortune mystery series. In it, the private detective surprises himself and comes to some conclusions about his life - his relationship with model Kay Michaels has passed through the novelty stage, and th...


  • One-armed detective Dan Fortune finds a new mystery when he is hired to investigate the disappearance of a U.S. Embassy attache in Guatemala, leading to untold dangers as he encounters an international drug smuggler known as "The Irishman"...


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    Hired to track down Jack Price, a card shark forever in search of the one hand that will win him the jackpot, Dan Fortune enters a netherworld of small-time gamblers, wheeler-dealers, drug pushers, and murderers. Original....







  • Who shoots a bag lady? the policeman asked. No one had the answer - yet. In this riveting novel set in 1988 New York, private investigator Dan Fortune faces a tough question: Who'd want to murder Rosa Gruenfeld, nearly ninety years old and a life...


  • Hired to track down a missing kid bent on avenging the brutal murder of a beautiful Vietnamese refugee, Dan Fortune finds himself deep in a nasty network of white slavery, narcotics and hired killers. The bloody trail of bodies gets uglier and more c...


  • STEP RIGHT UP ... TO MURDER Dan Fortune's latest case started out with a familiar scenario: rich Dad wants to find runaway son. The reason: none of Fortune's business. Only it becomes pretty clear that Dad is hiding something, the kid and his sexy...



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    Wallace Kern was a rich man, president and owner of his father’s pharmaceutical company. His brother, William (“Bill”) Kern, was just a car salesman and disdained by his ambitious family. But then, Bill was also a compulsive gambler who went on...


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    Her smile was marvelous, but as it turned out, she knew too many men. Her name was Kate Vytautis, and her Old World grandfather, Josef Stanic, has gone missing in this eighth riveting story of the iconic New York private detective, Dan Fortune. Sick ...



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    An odd gang of crooks hires Fortune to learn about a beautiful young woman.Most of Dan Fortune's customers are nervous. It takes fear to make normal people reach out to a private detective, and that is how he knows that his newest client, the icy Mia...


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    New York Times: "One of the year's Best Mysteries." It's summer in New York, 1972, and the city is steaming. Actress Martine Adair can't stand it any longer. She sends her lover off to pawn the diamond ring he gave her, so they can spend the next mon...






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    When a man for no apparent reason to do so hires Chelsea private eye Dan Fortune to find the killer of a cocktail waitress, Fortune is as curious about his employer as about the victim. Then the waitress turns out to be the scion of an aristocratic o...


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    After a Broadway producer makes a pass at his woman, Fortune takes revenge. Though a legendary Broadway mogul, Ricardo Vega s true talents lie in the infamous art of trapping aspiring young actresses on his casting couch. When he takes a liking to Ma...


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    A Minneapolis PI investigates the murder of the man who killed his wife Holland Taylor is comfortable in interrogation rooms. For years the cold dark cells of the Minneapolis homicide squad were his turf, and with the help of his partner he wrung con...


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    Since fate forced him to go straight, he has become the resident private eye of this run-down part of Manhattan, chiseling out a career of divorce work and subpoena delivery. But a big case is coming his way. A beat cop is mugged in broad daylight an...


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    Discovered to have a photographic memory, seaman Francis Marian assumes command of a U.S. Navy intelligence unit in the Philippines. He meets Shinako, a beautiful young Japanese woman whose innocence has been destroyed by the ambitious Japanese naval...


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    Liam, a fallen angel with a bad track record, has arrived in America through the back door, an illegal immigrant stuck with the worst kind of job and a reputation for trouble. Forced on the run, he links up with another fallen star, a beautiful, preg...



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    It was a simple case of suicide when Charlie Chan was invited to attend his old friend's funeral—but after the hurricane trapped the guests in the elegant mansion, someone tried to frighten Chan away; and then the detective found himself drugg...